St. Louis Poetry Center

Our Mission

Our passion for poetry guides us to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the infinite possibilities of the written word. We conduct workshops, contests, outreach programs and readings to promote poetry in the community.

February is All But Here


Poetry at the Point: January 27, 2015

Alice Azure’s Games of Transformation, was selected by Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers as the 2012 poetry book of the year...

Jim McGowin prefers to write, paint and take pictures when he isn't at his government day job...

Stephanie “Surreal Sista” Williams ... she has won a spot on 7 Poetry Slam Teams and has won or been a finalist in numerous other poetry competitions locally and nationally.


Sunday Workshop:

with Anne Barngrover on February 8, deadline for submissions on Sunday, February 1 at midnight.

OBSERVABLE READINGS: February 9, 2015 

Lauren K. Alleyne is a native of Trinidad and Tobago. She received her MFA degree in Creative Writing from Cornell University...

Gary L. McDowell is the author of Weeping at a Stranger's Funeral and American Amen...

The 2014-15 Winter Newsletter (revised): download it on the newsletter page. 

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Join the Celebration January 31

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